Indy Race Won't Be Back To Nashville

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Monday July 28, 2008
GLADEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Indy Racing League and Nashville
Superspeedway have failed to negotiate an agreement for a 2009
race. Track officials announced Monday that the IRL won't be coming
back to the track. The IndyCar Series had raced here the past eight
years, including July 12 when Scott Dixon won a rain-shortened
race.

The superspeedway is owned by Dover Motorsports, Inc., which had
stopped running IRL races at its tracks in Delaware and St. Louis. Nashville had been the only concrete track on the IRL circuit,
and drivers had been unhappy with the difficulty of passing on the
1.33-mile oval.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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